Kristin Andrews
Professor of Philosophy, York University, Toronto

Kristin Andrews is the York Research Chair in Animal Minds and a professor of philosophy at York University in Toronto, where she also helps to co-ordinate the Cognitive Science programme and the Greater Toronto Area Animal Cognition Discussion Group. She is on the board of directors of the Borneo Orangutan Society Canada, a member of the College of the Royal Society of Canada, and the author of several books on social minds, animal minds, and ethics.

Written by Kristin Andrews

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Essay/
Animals and humans
Rats are us

They are sentient beings with rich emotional lives, yet we subject them to experimental cruelty without conscience. Why?

Kristin Andrews & Susana Monsó